Between Light and matter: meet the artist
Arts & Culture

Fri. April 26, 6:30PM

Between Light and matter: meet the artist

One of the most emblematic Belgian artists, Edith Dekyndt, is engaging in a conversation with María Inés Rodríguez, Director of the Walter Leblanc Foundation.

Glean Magazine and TheMerode are pleased to invite you to an exclusive conversation between Edith Dekyndt and María Inés Rodríguez.

Known for her visual language, blending conceptual research and material explorations, Edith Dekyndt has established herself as a prominent figure in the art scene for the past three decades. 

In an intimate conversation, Edith Dekyndt and María Inés Rodríguez, Director of the Walter Leblanc Foundation, will discuss Dekyndt’s artistic universe, where links are forged between new and evolving technologies, ancestral knowledge and contemporary issues.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet these two prominent figures of the contemporary art world share their experiences, their passions and their thoughts with us.

The conference will be followed by a book signing of Edith Dekyndt's "From Two Thousand and Sixteen to Two Thousand and Twenty Three", (Dilecta, 2023).

This event is organized in collaboration with GLEAN Magazine. 

GLEAN is Belgium's leading contemporary art magazine offering interviews, columns, essays and reviews. Aiming at reaching an international audience, GLEAN is published in English four times a years.


Edith Dekyndt

Edith Dekyndt lives and works in Brussels, Belgium and Berlin, Germany Edith Dekyndt works across video, sculpture, installation, drawing and sound to address timeless concerns of light, time and space in the most subtle ways. Throughout her work, she manifests a profound interest in physical phenomenons and ephemeral incidents by paying close attention to materials and their transient nature. She transforms her sensual perceptions to create a conceptually rich and materially engaged visual language.


María Inés Rodríguez

María Inés Rodríguez is a Colombian-French curator. Currently leading the Walter Leblanc Foundation in Brussels. Her role involves redefining its mission, objectives, and programs while ensuring optimal conservation conditions for the collection. Simultaneously, she holds the position of Artistic Director of Tropical Papers, an inclusive cultural forum created in 2005, committed to nurturing reflections on art, architecture, design and scientific research.
Fri. April 26, 6:30PM
Fri. April 26, 8:00PM
TheMerode Talks
Guest allowed?
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Place Poelaert, 6
1000 Brussels
Parking Poelaert, Place Poelaert 1000 Brussels

Detailed program

Fri. April 26, 6:30PM
Conference and Q&A
Fri. April 26, 7:00PM
Fri. April 26, 8:00PM